Wednesday, April 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom
Topic: Great Decisions 2021 Chapter 5: China and Africa
The Covid-19 crisis has put a massive strain on what was growing a positive economic and political relationship between China and the continent of Africa. As Chinese President Xi Jinping’s centerpiece “Belt and Road initiative” continues to expand Chinese power, the response to the spread of Covid-19, as well as African governments’ growing debt to China has seen pushback. What are some of the growing economic and political issues between China and Africa?
Presenter: Richard Wildermuth. We will watch the Great Decisions video, followed by Richard’s commentary and discussion.